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-mails, and tweets. >> not a debate between former wisconsin governor tommy thompson and u.s. rep tammy baldwin. this debate is hosted by the wisconsin broadcasters association. the cook political report raised his race a tossup. this is one hour. >> good evening. radio and television broadcasters are pleased to continue our public affairs broadcasts tradition began in 1990 sponsoring debates in major political campaigns. the debate will be broadcast over 80 wisconsin television stations. this evening's debate will engage the two leading candidates in their first face- to-face debate. former wisconsin governor tommy thompson and second district congresswoman tammy baldwin. this debate is made possible by generous grants from wisconsin aarprsities and wisconsin. >> good evening, everyone. these are my friends. >> our universities and students are pleased to sponsor this debate between the major candidates for the u.s. senate. to be competitive in a global knowledge economy wisconsin needs to expand educational opportunity. this is our mission at the association. we also believe good government d
nebraska behind. wisconsin, tommy thompson, the republican former governor, how is he faring. >> another democratic pick-off republicans thought he they were going to have. tommy thompson has great name recognition going up against tammy baldwin, who is a liberal. you would think in an environment like this in wisconsin that would be a tough one. that race is in a dead heat. there is polling today that showed tammy baldwin with a ten-point lead--huge. now i want to look a little bit askew at that poll. when you dig down at how they did the polishing the fact that--look, they had tommy thompson by nine points and now they have flipped it and they have tammy baldwin at nine. they asked more democrats than republicans in this poll, so you got to knock a few points off if you want to get realistic about what the real result it. it's safe to say she has opened up a lead, but it's not nine points. it's enough that republicans are no longer confident that governor tommy thompson will pull that one out for sure, and they're going to start to maybe move it out of their pick-off list to get at 51.
-span. >> former governor tommy thompson faces tammy baldwin in a debate for u.s. senate. this is hosted by the wisconsin broadcasters association. it's 55 minutes. >> good evening. wisconsin radio and television broadcasters are pleased to be able to continue our broadcast tradition it will be broadcast nationwide on c-span and the world channel and will engage the two leading candidates for the 2012 senate election in their first face-to-face debate. former wisconsin governor tommy thompson and second district congresswoman tammy baldwin. this evening's debate is made possible in part through generous grants from the wisconsin association of independent colleges and universities, w.p.s. health insurance and aarp in wisconsin. and on their behalf, mr. sam wilson. >> did evening, my name is jim riordan from the health insurance and these are my friends from the association of independent colleges and universities and sam wilson, state director of aarp. along with w.p.s. and aarp-wisconsin, wisconsin's 23 private nonprofit colleges and universities and our more than 61,000 students are pl
, tommy thompson, governor of the great e isin heby proclaim january 27th, 1998, all over wisconsin, green bay packer day in honor of all of you, the fans! congratulations. thank you. >> tommy thompson, from the t e is - declaring packers day. he was the governor of wiscons back in the '90s. since then, he keeps running for office. he ran for president for aot condtryi to nvin lewathe other guy named thompson, not named fred. now he is the republican nominee for the united states senate in wisconsin. tommy thompson right now is losing that race. the last five polls out of wisconsin all show tommy thompson losin including one pout today tt shs hi lo b ps. and that was before the "milwaukee journal sentinel" today posts this video of tommy thompson this summer telling a tea party group what his plans are for medica and also for medicaid. listen to this. keidfaano medicare and medicaid better than me, that's already finished one of the entitlement programs, to come up with programs to do away with medicaid and medicare? >> who better than me, to away with medicare? e g av w until the next rou
be winners in the hearts and minds of the people of wisconsin, therefore i, tommy thompson, governor of the great state of wisconsin, do hereby proclaim january 27th, 1998, all over wisconsin, green bay packer day in honor of all of you, the fans! congratulations. thank you. >> tommy thompson, from the great state of wiscons -- declaring packers day. he was the governor of wiscons back in the '90s. since then, he keeps running for office. he ran for president for a hot second, trying to convince people he was the other guy named thompson, not named fred. now he is the republican nominee for the united states senate in wisconsin. tommy thompson right now is losing that race. the last five polls out of wisconsin all show tommy thompson losing, including one poll out today that shows him losing by 12 points. and that was before the "milwaukee journal sentinel" today posts this video of tommy thompson this summer telling a tea party group what his plans are for medicare and also for medicaid. listen to this. >> change medicare and medicaid like i did welfare, and who better than me, that
senate candidate has gone completely off script. video surfaced showing candidate tommy thompson saying he'd do away with medicare and medicaid. >> who better than me, who's already finished one of the sbiet mment programs to do away with medicaid and medicare? let's block-grant what the state has and allow the states to determine what's going to go into medicaid. >> tammie baldwin is gaining in the polls. at this point, you can forget about the national election. romney needs to win back the support of the candidates in his own party. joining me is howard fineman, nbc news police call analyst and director of "the huffington post" media group. good to have you with us. will mitt romney flip-flop and support todd akin? it would be a big reversal. >> it depends on what the polls show. right now, todd akin is down by consensus maybe 6 or 7 points in missouri. i think that mitt romney will blow whichever way the wind does. if he finds it necessary ultimately to look the other way and unread todd akin out of the party, then he'll do it. but now he can stay away from it because akin is still
and governor tommy thompson. after that, women reporters talk about the 2012 campaign. then secretary kenneth -- secateurs janet napolitano on security. >> i'm a firm believer that this is one of the most -- c-span ar dives is one of the most historic archives there are. i primarily watch the "washington journal," the house of representatives, an c-span2 for the senate. >> jake young watches c-span on wow. c-span, created in 1989, brought to you as a public service by your television service provider. >> now live a debate between former wisconsin governor tommy thompson and madison congresswoman tammy baldwin, competing for the seat of retiring senator herb cole. this is courtesy of wmds tv. the cook political report rate this is race a tossup. this is live coverage now on c-span. >> live from the campus of the milwaukee area technical college and the studios of milwaukee public television, the wisconsin broadcasters association foundation presents a statewide broadcast debate between the leading candidates in the 201 u.s. senate election. and now, the president of the wisconsin broadcasters
of all of you, the fans! congratulations. thank you. >> tommy thompson, from the great state of wiscons -- declaring packers day. he was the governor of wiscons since then, he keeps running for office. he ran for president for a hot second, trying to convince people he was the other guy named thompson, not named fred. now he is the republican nominee for the united stas te wisi tommy thompson right now is losing that race. the last five polls out of wisconsin all show tommy thompson losing, including one poll out today that shows him losing by 12oints. ileernenl" fore th today posts this video of tommy thompson this summer telling a tea party group what his plans are for medicare and also for medicaid. ce candicthis. like i did welfare, and who better than me, that's already finished one of the entitlement programs, to come up with programs to do away with medicaid and medicare? >> who better than me, to do away with mecare we're going to have to wait until the next round of polling in wisconsin to see how the tape of tommy thompson saying he wants to get rid of medicare affects his num
. >> reporter: some republican senate hopefuls are distancing themselves, like wisconsin's tommy thompson who warned a troubled presidential campaign could hurt other candidates, thompson's remark drew this response from former new hampshire governor and romney supporter. >> my good friend, tommy thompson, sounds like barack obama, blaming it on somebody else. mr. obama, meanwhile, continued his offensive, speaking by satellite to the aarp members >> i want to emphasize, they're not handouts. >> reporter: later, swiping about the comments. >> i don't see a lot of victims in this crowd today. i see hard-working people in virginia. >> reporter: he also resumed a back and forth with romney over the president's assertion that change in washington must not come simply from the inside, but the outside, too. >> he stood up at a rally, proudly declares i would get the job done from the inside, what kind of inside job is he talking about? >> reporter: a lot of republicans are looking at october 3 as a big date on the calendar, as the first of three presidential debates, and perhaps mitt romney's next
, tommy thompson, senator scott brown and senator dean heller. what does it say about him? david corn broke the story this week and he is washington bureau chief for the much respected mother jones and robert cost that is a political reporter for "national review." we have this in iowa. ann romney had strong words for conservative critics of her husband's campaign. let's listen to ann romney. >> what do you say to your fellow republicans who are -- >> stop it. this is hard. you want to try it? get in the ring. this is hard. >> who was she talking about, people like peggy noonan today. noonan wrote "this week i called his campaign incompetent but only because i was being polite. i really meant rolling calamity. a lot of people weighed in. glad you said this, mad you said this. no one i know of defended the campaign or argued you're missing some of its quiet excellence." that 'sarcastic. john sue through knew responded on msnbc today. let's watch. >> i wouldn't hire peggy noonan to run a campaign. i don't ask her to have me write her columns. >> well, there he is. let me get back to dav
lindalingoff of hawaii, george allen of virginia, tommy thompson of wisconsin, as well as senators scott brown of massachusetts and dean heller of nevada in tight races. what does it say about romney that so many of his allies don't want to be seen too close with him or his words? david corn broke the story. he's washington bureau chief for mother jones, the much-respected mother jones, and also more than political analyst. and robert costa is a political reporter for national review. thank you for joining us. we had this in iowa in a radio interview. ann romney had strong words for conservative critics of her husband's campaign. let's listen to ann romney. >> what do you say to your fellow republicans who are -- >> stop it. this is hard. you want to try it, get in the ring. this is hard. >> who is she talking about? people like conservative columnist peggy noon yoon today. she wrote, this week i called romney's campaign incompetent but only because i was being polite. i meant rolling calamity. i lot of people weighed in, i suppose in expected ways. glad you said this. mad you said this. some
really hot race is wisconsin. former governor tommy thompson is leading in the polls over his democratic rival tammy baldwin. do you have an explanation? can you parse that out in wisconsin? >> yeah, i think -- this is a case where tommy thompson got really lucky and had a couple of conservatives split their votes which allowed him to take -- to win the primary. and i think that baldwin would have been a much better shape had it been one of the other -- one of the conservatives who won that because it is wisconsin. you have somebody more moderate like thompson. even though he's been there forever. he's still seen as a more moderate choice and baldwin i think for wisconsin, for a lot of voters is seen as too liberal. >> jennifer: back in the day tommy thompson would have been leading the forefront on conservative movement like welfare reform. do you predict really quick prediction democrats keep the senate or do republicans take it back? >> i think it's going -- the tie's going to have to be broken by the vice p
that of july. 3.49%. >>> and now, it's romney's fault. so says tommy thompson of where i wii. he is down in the polls by a hot. in just one month, tammy baldwin turned a nine-point deficit into a nine-point lead. wow, that is an 18-point spread and according to thompson, romney could be to blame. >> the presidential thing is bound to have an impact on every election, you know, whether you're a democrat or republican. if you're a standard bearer for the presidency, is that doing well, it's going to reflect on the down ballot. >> so, is thompson right to be concerned? former new hampshire governor john snu is "outfront." is it strictly thompson's fault and he's trying to find someone to blame it on? >> my good friend sounds like barack obama trying to blame it on somebody else. campaigns go up, campaigns go down. i'm sure tommy will be fine in the long run. i think romney's doing just fine. he's dead even with him in the polls out there. and he's pounding the president for failing to deal with the unemployment problem, 20 million americans still unemployed. unemployment over 8% and now, th
, tommy thompson, by four points in the latest ppp poll. congresswoman baldwin joins us right now. you seem to be doing pretty good in wisconsin, a state causing so much noise in the last couple years because of public employees. how does that affect your race, scott walker, unions on one side, public employee/unions, how does that affect the interest voters are having in this year's election? >> well, i think we've seen voters in wisconsin engage more than ever before. we've, as you said, had a lot going on in our state. a lot on the ballot. people are organized, people are thinking hard about the future and jobs and the economy. so, i think it's, if anything, going to actually increase voter turnout and participation. we're always a high participation state, but i think we're going to see it grow. >> you know, i was at the democratic convention down in charlotte covering for the network, and i was taken by -- sure, there were a lot of good speeches but the one that seemed to move people, didn't have any rhetoric, it was common sense, it was bill clinton. what effect do you think bill
linda lingle of hawaii, linda mcmahon of connecticut, george allen of virginia, tommy thompson of wisconsin, senators scott brown of massachusetts and dean heller of nevada. all in tight races. what does it say about romney that so many of his allies don't want to risk being seen too close to him or his words. david corn broke the story this week and he is the washington bureau chief for mother jones, the much respected mother jones, and also an msnbc political analyst. robert costa is a political reporter for "national review." thank you for joining us. we had this in iowa in a radio interview ann romney had strong words of conservative critics. >> what do you say to your fellow republicans who are -- >> stop it. this is hard. you want to try it, get in the ring. this is hard. >> who was she talking about? well, people like conservative columnist peggy noonan today. she wrote today, this week i called romney's campaign incompetent, but only because i was being polite. i really meant rolling calamity. a lot of people weighed in and i suppose in expected ways. glad you said this
for mitt romney, the sure sign that confidence has gone to zero. tommy thompson has done this. >> tommy thompson today blamed his sagging poll numbers on romney. he's probably right. over the past two months, democrats have become double digit increase in their enthusiasm relative to republicans. also independents have gone up about 10 points in their enthusiasm to vote. it is impossible to imagine they become more excited about mitt romney. he is casting a poll over the entire race. >> eliot: does this increase the chance, assuming it is hard to see how democrats -- democrats are going to hold the senate the way things are trending right now. sam, if there is one, i know you can jump out of your skin in november. >> absolutely not. jim demint walked back those comments that he made to bloomberg in just a couple of minutes ago, he did to politico. i'm very nervous when i hear jim demint and david koch say we can expect taxes because i think it opens the door for the democrats and president obama who has signa
candidate out there. everyone is trying to tie republican candidates to mitt romney and tommy thompson is trying to explain why he is behind tammy baldwin. >> the presidential thing is bound to have an impact on every campaign. it is going to reflect on the ballot. >> joy read, it is tough out there. >> and he is right. the problem right now for republicans, they have to decide whether their strategy should be to break from them and try to save the senate. you have to count on plit ticket voting. mitt romney could wash out scott brown and wash out a lot of r e races to make it hard to make it possible in ohio and virginia. and independents who are breaking toward the president in the polls because of romney's only personal attributes. he is offending 47% of the country. that is 140 million people. it is going to be tough for him to go out in the crowds and try to bolster tommy thompson who probably won't want to get on stage with him right now. >> thank you both for joining me tonight. >> thank you. >> coming up, a former romney supporter is incensed by what he say in the video. and h
's interesting to see how that place out on a local level. tommy thompson represents that the republicans had going for him over the years, and now to see him struggle is destructive. one thing to watch across the board will be at what point some of these big pac groups decide that maybe their money is better sent on senate or house races than on mitt romney and i think their ability to shift their resources could be determinate in the same way that when back in 1996 the republican party decided bob dole is a goner, let's invest in keeping majorities in senate. >> eliot: i think that moment has already occurred. they are moving money to the senate races. the wisconsin race that you talked about josh important for another reason if thompson loses, then the post election republican internal debate about what the party should do will have -- the far right will look at tommy thompson and say even he moderating didn't win. if he wins the central lists will say that is the victory. all right. we'll have to continue this. ken vogel, josh borro, thanks for your time tonight. >>
republican party is in trouble. tommy thompson is running for senate in wisconsin, and he accidentally admits what their real plans are. watch. >> who better than me [ inaudible ] . . . >> cenk: there he is saying i'm going to do away. who better than me than to do away with medicare and medicaid. >> yeah and these people are getting caught on tape. they are getting caught being who they are. and romney is doing it. tommy thompson is doing it. you are going to say that to seniors in wisconsin. >> cenk: and sharon brown, up by 12. >> i have to tell you, one of the reasons that democrats want this race to stay close is they want the people not to think the race is over. because they need democrats to come out in senate races. if the race is seen as over that is going to create a lot of lackadaisical voters. >> cenk: when we do political analysis, we have to be objective about it. don't say, hey, hey, hey. i want the democrats to win, so cenk, michael don't say that. right. we give you some opinion, but when we're doing analysis that's as objective as we can get. and i ha
. republicans like tommy thompson of wisconsin acknowledge they could take a hit as well. thompson's challenger, tammy baldwin, joins me next. >>> later, mitt romney tries to win over the latino voters with new ads but he still won't get down to specifics on his policies. and we'll have a full analysis of the debate between massachusetts senator scott brown and challenger, elizabeth warren, with boston city councillor felix arroyo. share your thoughts with us on facebook and on twitter using #edshow. there are a lot of warning lights and sounds vying for your attention. so we invented a warning you can feel. introducing the all-new cadillac xts. available with a patented safety alert seat. when there's danger you might not see, you're warned by a pulse in the seat. it's technology you won't find in a mercedes e-class. the all-new cadillac xts has arrived, and it's bringing the future forward. >>> welcome back to "the ed show." the bad fortunes of mitt romney may be impacting down-ballot senate races. let's start with the big picture. mitt romney is clearly hurting himself. for the first time si
like tommy thompson of wisconsin acknowledge they could take a hit as well. thompson's challenger, tammy baldwin, joins me next. >>> later, mitt romney tries to win over the latino voters with new ads but he still won't get down to specifics on his policies. and we'll have a full analysis of the debate between massachusetts senator scott brown and challenger, elizabeth warren, with boston city councillor felix arroyo. share your thoughts with us on facebook and on twitter using #edshow. [ male announcer ] introducing a stunning work of technology. introducing the entirely new lexus es. and the first-ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. just begin with america's favorite soups. bring out chicken broccoli alfredo. or best-ever meatloaf. go to campbellskitchen.com for recipes, plus a valuable coupon. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. his morning starts with arthritis pain. and two pills. afternoon's overhaul starts with more pain. more pills. triple checking hydraulics. the evening brings more pain. so, back to more pills. almost done, when... hang on. stan's d
% comments are taking a toll in the polls. republicans like tommy thompson of wisconsin acknowledge they could take a hit as well. thompson's challenger, tammy baldwin, joins me next. >>> later, mitt romney tries to win over the latino voters with new ads but he still won't get down to specifics on his policies. and we'll have a full analysis of the debate between massachusetts senator scott brown and challenger, elizabeth warren, with boston city councillor felix arroyo. share your thoughts with us on facebook and on twitter using #edshow. >>> welcome back to "the ed show." the bad fortunes of mitt romney may be impacting down-ballot senate races. let's start with the big picture. mitt romney is clearly hurting himself. for the first time since his 47% remark, a poll shows voters, they don't like it. 36% say that they are less likely to vote for romney because of his remarks, compared to only 20% who say that they are more likely to vote for him. among independents, the margin is also 2-1 against romney's remarks. as for the senate races, a top election analyst put it this way. "i'
defender john sununu responding. >> my good friend tommy thompson sounds like barack obama blaming it on somebody else. campaigns go up, campaigns go down. i'm sure tommy will be fine in the long run. >> according to politico, a senior romney campaign official dismissed questions about romney's down-ballot impact as "glaktically stupid." he says gop nominees have stayed close to the top of the ticket. really? let's turn to john nichols, author of "uprising." john, what's unfolding here? is there any doubt mitt romney is starting to have a down-ballot effect? >> not among gop senate candidates there isn't. tommy thompson said that the reason he has gone from a 9-point lead in wisconsin to a 9-point deficit is because of mitt romney. now up in massachusetts scott brown has said, you know, he doesn't have the same world view as mitt romney. in connecticut the republican candidate there has renounced mitt romney's 47% remarks. the fact of the matter is republican candidates who are in tight races are terrified of mitt romney and you saw it large across last night's debate between eliza
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